Tag Archives: School Year

Putnam Honor Roll announced

PutnamCentralSchool has announced its list of honor students for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year. The students (listed by grade level) are: Sixth Grade High Honors: Cheyenne Bowman, Brett Moore, Emily Purkey and Savannah Smith.   Fifth Grade Honors: Steven Barnaby and David Bechard, Jr. High Honors: Conall Tierney   Fourth Grade Honors: […]

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Hicks appoints new historian

By Jaime Thomas An opening for a town historian in Granville came at a perfect time for Lee Tugas. Tugas, who is retiring at the end of this school year from Whitehall Central School after teaching English for 30 years, was looking for a way to stay active. So he applied for the position of […]

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Enrollment decline continues at WCS

Enrollment continues to decline within the Whitehall Central School District, reflecting what has become a countywide trend. The New York State Education Department released its district report cards for the 2011-12 school year and the number of students who attended school in the district dropped for the seventh straight year. There were 742 students enrolled […]

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GCS gets $211k back in state aid

By Jaime Thomas Local and statewide lobbying for increased educational funding yielded results last week as Cathy Somich, Granville School District’s business manager, received some good news. The district found out it will see an increase of $211,000 in state aid, which officials were initially not sure they would receive. “Legislature had a lot of […]

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Pre-K registration announced

An informational meeting for parents of prospective Pre-K students will be held next month at Whitehall Elementary School. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the Pre-K classroom and is intended for parents who are interested in enrolling their students in the program for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration […]

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School considers cost saving tactics

Facing yet another challenging budget season and with no relief in sight, the Whitehall Board of Education is exploring several cost-cutting measures. The board plans to study the feasibility of consolidating its bus routes and will examine whether the district can save money by merging some of its sports programs with neighboring schools. Although Whitehall […]

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Granville CSD gets grant for improved nutritional program

By Jaime Thomas Studies have shown that better nutrition leads to better performance in school, and Granville School administrators are taking initiatives to address this within their system. The district recently received a $1,000 grant from Action for Healthy Kids, a leading national grassroots volunteer organization addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity and undernourishment, said […]

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A Christmas to remember: Whitehall resident celebrates two years cancer free

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Carrie Arquette has a lot to be grateful for during this holiday season. The amiable 33 year-old Whitehall resident has a loving husband, is a proud mother of two young children, and works as a sixth grade teacher at Granville Elementary School – a job she loves. She also has her health. This Christmas marks […]

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Putnam names Honor Roll students

The following students at Putnam Central School have been named to the honor roll of the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year. Honors (Grade 6): Brett Moore, Emily Purkey, and Savannah Smith. High honors (Grade 5): David Bechard Jr. and Conall Tierney. High honors (Grade 4): Lilly Bain Honors (Grade 4): Riley Guay

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Senior class at GHS unusually large

This year’s senior class at Granville High School is more than 15 percent larger than the graduating class of 2012. Principal Jim Donnelly said there are a number of reasons for the increase, including the fact that seven seniors moved into Granville for their final year. According to figures as of Sept. 19, there are […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]